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The Center for Women Veterans (CWV) shares these events monthly as they may be of interest to women Veterans and to raise awareness.  Access the full calendar of events on the CWV Events webpage.  If you would like to notify us of a relevant event in your area for consideration, please email us at 00W@va.gov.


07/27/2017 08:00 AM EDT

National Harbor, Maryland – Summit is an intensive, three-day learning and sharing experience that provides the most updated and vital information, state of the art research, and emerging science, which can be put to immediate use in caring for individuals with spinal cord injury/disease (SCI/D), MS, ALS and TBI.

07/27/2017 07:55 AM EDT

Houston, Texas – It’s been a long time coming, but the 2017 National Women Veterans Summit is set and will take place at the Hyatt Regency Downtown in Houston, Texas Aug. 25-26, with an opening reception Aug. 24.  Register now!

07/27/2017 07:50 AM EDT

Reno, Nevada – The American Legion will hold it’s 99th Annual National Convention in Reno, Nevada, August 2017.  Please join us at The Conference For Women; developed by women who have discovered the keys to success-presented by women who will inspire and invigorate you-and designed with your success in mind.

07/27/2017 07:45 AM EDT

Reno, Nevada – The American Legion hosts its national convention in a different city each year and welcomes to it a large number of attendees.  Legionnaires attending the event can take advantage of planned tourism attractions, discounted hotel and travel rates, Legion-sponsored events, and other convention-related offers.

07/27/2017 07:40 AM EDT

Reno, Nevada – The four keynote speakers for this year’s co1nference are:  Gail Harris, retired Navy Captain; Courtney Lynch, US Marine Corps; Brad Snyder, former Navy Lieutenant; Dr. Richard Pimentel, a Vietnam Disabled Veteran.

07/27/2017 07:35 AM EDT

Jacksonville, Florida – The Blinded Veterans Association is pleased to announce that the 72nd National Convention will be in the beautiful city of Jacksonville Florida August 14th-18th, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville.  Register now!

07/27/2017 07:30 AM EDT

Columbus, Ohio – Don’t miss the Ohio Women Veterans Conference, one of the largest gatherings of women Veterans in the nation.  Meet your sisters in military service of all eras from WWII to present day Iraq and Afghanistan.  Network with fellow Veterans – Ohio is home to 67,000 women Veterans – and learn about the benefits, resources and opportunities you have earned with your military service.  You will find information about Ohio’s new fast track to jobs and education for Veterans, services available locally through 88 County Veterans Service Offices, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will share information on its Women Veterans programs and benefits.  Register now!

07/27/2017 07:25 AM EDT

New Orleans, Louisiana – Helping Veterans, communities and those service in harms way.  Visit the website for more information and to register.

07/27/2017 07:20 AM EDT

Norfolk, Virginia – For some, part of our military service may have left us shattered, or our life after the service may have been fraught with challenges or simply isolation.  AMVETS Warrior Transition Workshop (WTW) was designed especially to deal with your issues – PTS, MST and other transition life challenges.  We are here to support you.  This is a unique journey to creating a new future.  Register today!

07/27/2017 07:15 AM EDT

Arlington, Virginia – Opening at 2:00pm in the Women’s Memorial Exhibit Hall External link to a non-government website with special guest Pamela Corwin, Veteran Artist Program External link to a non-government website and featuring art from women Veterans across the nation.

07/27/2017 07:10 AM EDT

Norfolk, Virginia – Please join AMVETS for its Vets 2 Work Career Extravaganza.  Register today!

07/27/2017 07:05 AM EDT

Norfolk, Virginia – Visit the website for more information and to register.

07/27/2017 07:00 AM EDT

Washington, District of Columbia – Tracy Crow and Jerri Bell - It's My Country Too: Women's Military Stories from the American Revolution to Afghanistan at Politics and Prose Bookstore.  This event is free to attend with no reservation required.  Seating is available on a first come, first served basis.